Ealing Council has dropped its judicial review challenge of the
comprehensive performance assessment after its score was
The Audit Commission used its CPA disputed judgement process
after Ealing challenged parts of its corporate assessment report,
which contributed to its “weak” CPA rating in December.
The corporate assessments examine the council’s
performance against nine themes to form a judgement on its capacity
As a result of the review, Ealing’s achievement score
within its corporate assessment has been amended from two to three.
This has raised the overall score from “weak” to “fair”.
Ealing claimed that the council’s “recent transformation”
of children’s social services was further evidence of